For the third time under head coach Mitch Charlens' tenure, the Knights (19-7, 13-2 PCAC) have won the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference championship. The Knights clinched the title after holding off the Imperial Valley Arabs (19-7, 11-4 PCAC), 86-79, on Wednesday night at IVC.
The No. 12 Knights came into Friday's game looking to clinch at least a share of the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference title, but they suffered a setback as they fell to Southwestern, 71-62.
After beating Miramar and Palomar last week, the Knights have moved up to No. 12 in the state rankings and No. 6 in Southern California.
They are currently riding a six-game winning streak and sit atop the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference with an 18-6 overall record and 12-1 record in the PCAC.
The Knights will have a chance to clinch at least a share of the PCAC title with a home win on Friday, Feb. 10 against Southwestern.
Marvin Sykes scored a game-high 28 points and Stephon Lamar added 19 for the Knights, who used a 14-2 run late in the second half to pull away for the 84-72 win over visiting Miramar.
Freshman guard Marvin Sykes led the Knights with 20 points and six rebounds in an 87-68 road win over Grossmont on Friday night.
Sophomore guard Stephon Lamar's layup with one tenth of a second remaining gave the Knights a 76-75 road victory over Mira Costa on Wednesday night.
The Knights six-game PCAC winning streak was snapped by visiting Imperial Valley on Friday night as the Arabs defeated City, 88-72.
Sophomore guard Stephon Lamar poured in 30 points on 10-of-19 shooting to lead the Knights to an 84-71 victory over visiting Palomar.
The Knights (9-4, 3-0 PCAC) used an 18-0 run in the second half to pull away from Cuyamaca and win, 81-60, on Wednesday night. Four Knights scored in double figures as they extended their winning streak to four.
SDCC men's basketball player Menas Stephens has been named Men's Athlete of the Week by the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference.
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